She was born in the early 1990s, date of her birth not known. She hails from Oke Imesi in Ekiti state in south western Nigeria. She is the third in a family of seven children.
Bukunmi had her primary and secondary education and tertiary education later at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife in Osun state where she graduated from the Department of Dramatic Arts.
Her Acting Career
Bukunmi joined the Nigerian Movie Industry, Nollywood after graduation. She was shot to fame and recognition in Nollywood when she produced the popular movie, ‘Ayomi.’ It was a movie she scripted alongside others like A story like Mine, Oluwere and others.
Some of her movies include Modebi Olami, Excursion, Enitan, Test, Blogger’s Wife among others. The actress featured prominently alongside the big stars in the industry like Gabriel Afolayan, Aisha Lawal, Damola Olatunji, Muyiwa Ademola, Lateef Oladimeji and others.
Bukunmi is beautiful, creative, skillful and highly talented actress. She knows how to interpret movie roles and can as well accept any character assigned her in most movies.
In 2017, she released another hit movie “The Blogger’s Wife” and starred alongside Ijeoma Grace, Adunni Ade, Aisha Lawal and others. The movie was produced by Seun Oloketuyi and directed by Toke Mckabor.
She is one of the strong members of Nollywood with long years of experience in the movie industry.
Aside acting, Bukunmi has made a remarkable success in music. She has produced hit songs like Easy Easy, Jigi, etc. It is widely believed that most of her soundtracks for movies are emotionally laden owing to her spectacular blends in her sonorous voice.
Other MP3 songs to her credit include Ranti Mi, Ise Oluwa sound track, Samia, Beautiful songs, Girlfriend, See Wahala Ft. Oladips.
Bukunmi Oluwashina has endorsement deals with several beauty brand sand graced cover of magazines. The actress has also partnered with Pepsi and Vivas for the Premiere of ‘Ayomi’, the only movie in the forefront burner at the time.
Bukunmi in her years in the entertainment industry in Nigeria has received several prestigious awards. They include:
- Nominated for 2015 African Magic Viewers Choice Awards as Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba) category.
- Best actress of the year at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
- Best actress at Maya Awards
- Best actress at ACI Awards.
Her Net Worth
Bukunmi Oluwashina is a renowned actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.